As the temperature rise, you can stay cool without the need to overheat your energy bill by installing a household fan. Fans do not cost as much to run and they are portable which means you can move them from room to room to cool the spaces that you want cooled. There are different types of fans which means when it comes to choosing, you need to be careful and intentional so that you get one that will suit your needs.
If you want to cool larger spaces, a powerful floor fan will help you in moving masses of air. However, if you want to save on space, a tower fan is effective because of its smaller footprint. Desk fans and table tops have a lot of power to cool small offices or bedrooms while box and window fans can help in injecting a blast of fresh air on a cool night. One of the things that you have to consider is the amount of noise that you can tolerate. Virtually, all fans produce white noise, but strange noises such as grinding, clunking, or squeaking must not be tolerated.
To help you in choosing the best fans, below is a discussion of some of the effective budget-friendly and lifestyle changing fans.
Vornado 660 Whole Room Air Circulator
This is a simple fan with an ability to cool off huge spaces with so much ease. It can move air up to about 100 feet. The quality of its construction coupled with the ease of use makes it a favorite for many homeowners. If you have medium-sized rooms, the four speed Vornado 660 will help you circulate the air. It is also adjustable through a chrome glide which enables you to either tilt it up or down. There is a button designated for each speed.
Honeywell HT-900 TurboForce
This has a relatively simple design and is much cheaper compared to Vornado 660. It has three speeds that users can easily select via simple dial. During operation, the fan pivots up and down and it can be used either on a table or mounted on a wall. This gives you a better airflow.
Seville Classics UltraSlimline Tower Fan
This fan moves huge streams of air without necessarily hogging your floor space. As a matter of fact, this fan is powerful enough to effectively cool off large living rooms. It has both an energy saving setting and 4 speeds with a timer that automatically shuts off the fan after every 30 minutes.
Holmes 20-Inch Box Fan
The design of this fan makes it versatile. You may decide to put it on the floor or on the window so that it can draw in fresh air from outside. It is also durable and quite simple in construction. It has three speeds you can easily select through dials and a detachable feet to keep the fan from tipping over when you place it on the floor.
Other fans you may want to look at include Dyson Air Multiplier AM06 table fan, Vornado Zippi personal fan, and Homes Twin window fan with comfort control thermostat.